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9 More Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Hip and Lower Back Pain

After we saw how helpful our first blog post on this topic was, we decided to create another blog with nine more yoga moves to ease hip and low back …

Fascia: The Flexibility Factor You’re Probably Missing on the Mat

From your big toe mound to your Crown Chakra, there’s a lot to think about on the mat. So we can’t blame you if you’ve never given your fascia a …

Yoga

Fuel to Be Strong: Nutrition for Strength Athletes

<b>Let’s face it: most of the quality nutrition information comes out of the bodybuilding community and is aimed at bodybuilders</b>. And that makes sense. …

An easy yoga sequence to put you in a better mood

Yoga can benefit you no matter what mood you find yourself in. Emotion is motivating when we put it into motion. Yoga will uplift you if you are feeling sluggish or down, relax you if you feel high-strung, and soften your edges if you are feeling angry. This 10-minute series is from my new book, …

Yoga

7 Ways To Eat Healthier Without Even Trying

Beach season is a week away and that is something you should be excited about.

4 Low-Calorie Snacks To Eat After You Work Out

Even though it's perfectly fine to skip out on pre-workout snack if you're not feeling it, eating <i>after</i> a sweat session is strongly recommended. …

15 Adorable Mini Skewer Appetizers for Your Memorial Day Party

With Memorial Day coming up, we’re always on the hunt for new and interesting ways to present small bites and appetizers at BBQs. Serving up food on mini skewers means your guests can mingle and chat while they’re eating, and so can you! Major bonus: Clean-up is a breeze with so few utensils in …

5 Best Marinade Recipes

Food

This Calming Yoga Routine Doubles As A Killer Upper Body Workout

Now this is our kind of multitasking.<p>Consider yourself toned <i>and</i> relaxed.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Jules Mitchell takes you through a short sequence designed to target stress. But don't let the nature of the routine fool you: These moves also serve as a killer way to work your upper …

Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters - Quiet Corner

Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters Recipe<p>Crispy and light, these fritters are great for brunch or a snack.<br>All you need is 25 minutes and a few …

Recipes

Make One Batch Of This Chili, and Feast On It All Week

Our chili recipe delivers a huge protein payload. Cook it once, and eat for a week<p>Preparing all your meals for the upcoming week is smart: You eliminate stress, eat healthier stuff, and spend way less energy agonizing over what’s for dinner.<p>Plus, you lessen your chances of swerving into the …

Skewers Are Back, and We Made Them Better Than Ever

We’re bringing skewers back, with crispy bacon ribbons, tender short rib bites, and more dipping sauces and bastes than you can shake a (long, pointed) stick at.<p>Fact: Last summer, nobody at <i>Bon Appétit</i> skewered. Why? Because when we think of skewers, we think of the thing that we’re most likely to …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

Do you sit at a desk all day? Here's the perfect stretch for your back

Oh, your aching back.<p>Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank says this easy, gentle stretch can help with that: "This is a great pose to do at the end of the day, after you've been sitting at your desk for many hours."<p><b>What it does</b><p>Releases a tense, tired back and helps with an overall sense of …

Yoga

21 Unexpected Ways To Eat Fewer Carbs Without Even Noticing

Healthy carbs are an essential part of a balanced diet. While fiber-rich, unprocessed foods like quinoa and sweet potatoes are much better choices …

Power Up Your Practice: 8 Weight-Training Moves for Yogis

Pro sports yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shares 8 weight-training exercises to increase a yogi's strength, helping you achieve challenging poses like …

Yoga

The grilled chicken recipe that will make you crave leftovers — yes, you will

The meal kit trend just took an unexpected twist: cookbooks. One of the first startups in the biz, Plated, just published a collection of …

9 Foods That Will Fill You Up Without Filling You Out

Here’s how to quiet your growling stomach until the next meal

How to barbecue a whole chicken

Prepare the chicken<p>Put a small chicken on a chopping board, breast-side down. Using kitchen scissors, cut along both sides of the back bone, cutting …

BBQ

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

Make-Ahead, Take-Along Breakfasts

Jumpstart your day with nutrients and flavor.<p>​<p>​<p>Smoked Salmon Blini<p>Rye is rich in fiber, and smoked salmon delivers heart-healthy omega-3 fats.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>¾ cup milk<br>2 large eggs<br>1 cup rye flour<br>½ tsp. baking soda<br>½ tsp. baking powder<br>Pinch of salt<br>4 oz. cream cheese<br>1 Tbsp. honey<br>2 tsp. grated lemon …

The 10-Minute Core Workout That Guarantees More Than Six-Pack Abs

This quick routine will maximize your burn and cinch your waist with compound moves<p>We all want defined abs, but working towards a six-pack isn't the …

17 Cinco De Mayo Recipes To Try This Year

¡Fiesta!<p><i>For more Cinco de Mayo recipes, head to Food52.</i>

You Need This Cocktail Recipe at Your Cinco de Mayo Party

On May 5, 1862, Mexico reigned victorious over France in the Battle of Puebla. Today, we celebrate this historic event—and the richness of Mexican …

Cinco de Mayo

Recover from Cinco de Mayo with These Refreshing Drinks

Cure your hangover with these delicious nonalcoholic drinks.<p>Not ready for another tequila shot? Try recovering from Cinco de Mayo festivities with …

10 Dishes You Loved in April

From Hillstone recipes to more Hillstone recipes (and a few bonus dishes!), these are the dishes you loved most in April.<p>From Hillstone recipes to more Hillstone recipes (and a few bonus dishes!), these are the dishes you loved most in April.

Cooking

Quit Loafing Around and Make These 9x5" Loaf Pan Recipes

Your 9X5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread.<p>Your 9x5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread. Let these recipes inspire you. (Psst—some of these recipes call for a slightly smaller pan. Don't sweat it.)

Pound Cake

10 Sandwich-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids and Grownups

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>The lunchtime sandwich may be as American as the flag itself, but let's face it: Slapping the same smears onto bread — …

Healthy Eating